Sony has announced that starting this month, PlayStation 5 cloud streaming will be available for PlayStation Plus Premium tier subscribers. Access will be granted for “supported PS5 digital titles within the PlayStation Plus Game Catalog and Game Trials, as well as supported titles in the PS5 game library that PlayStation Plus Premium members own.” Eventually, hundreds of PlayStation 5 titles are planned to be supported.
Examples are quoted below:
- ● Top PS5 hits from the PlayStation Plus Game Catalog, such as Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Horizon Forbidden West, Ghost of Tsushima, Mortal Kombat 11, and Saints Row IV
- ● Game Trials for PS5 games, such as Hogwarts Legacy, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and The Calisto Protocol
- ● Additional PS5 digital titles PlayStation Plus Premium members own that will be available for streaming, such as Resident Evil 4, Dead Island 2, Genshin Impact, Fall Guys, and Fortnite
The benefits of the cloud streaming service are quoted below:
- ● Downloadable content and in-game purchases will be available for PS5 game streaming, including DLC and add-ons – similar to purchases from downloadable games.
- ● High quality resolution options**, including 4K, 1440p, 1080p, and 720p, with 60 FPS and SDR or HDR output.
- ● Enhanced audio with support for all PS5 audio capabilities including 5.1 and 7.1 as well as Tempest 3D Audiotech.
- ● Capture screenshots and record up to 3 minutes of video, which will be downloaded to your Media Gallery on PS5 and also available in the Media Gallery on PS App
The following regions currently have access to cloud streaming:
- Czech Republic
- Republic of Cyprus
- United Kingdom
- United States
The following regions have the respective planned launch dates:
- Japan – targeting October 17
- Europe – targeting October 23
- North America – targeting October 30
You can view the video introducing PlayStation 5 cloud streaming below:
You can view more details via the PlayStation Blog post.
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